Weekend Update: Aug. 17 – 19

Sail to the Carolina Boat Show

The Carolina Fall Boat Show and Sale will be held in the Graham Building this weekend.

Boat lovers will want to be at the Fairgrounds this weekend. The Carolina Fall Boat Show & Sale features 12 marine dealers and more than 200 boats on display. Hours are Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Graham Building. Admission is $7 for adults and $6 for seniors and military members. Admission is free for children younger than 12. Tickets are available online.

Also, be sure to check out the Original Coin & Currency Show. This event features a variety of items, including rare coins, precious metals, paper money, tokens, coin collecting books and more. The public may bring coins and currency to be appraised or bought. Hours are Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Martin Building. Admission is free.

The Flea Market is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Each weekend, the Commercial and Education buildings, the Shoppes at Dorton and the outside grounds are host to hundreds of dealers, craftsmen, and booths.

About Turkey Leg

Hi, I go by Turkey Leg (AKA Jessica)! I love the fair and I love turkey legs. Surprise! This is my first year attending the NC State Fair as a staff member and I'm super excited!

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